Counseling & Therapy
Talking About Religion and Spirituality in Therapy
Research demonstrates that there is a relationship between religion and spirituality and psychological health and functioning. The numbers show that religion and spirituality are important to most clients. Here's an in-depth look at why we should incorporate these elements into therapy.
4 Tips to Consider When Beginning Mental Health Counseling
The decision to seek mental health counseling can be overwhelming with uncertainty as to how to begin. These four tips can assist in creating a map for navigating those first steps on the journey toward mental health and wellness.
What a Therapist Should and Should Not Do in Therapy
There is an expectation of quality service when you are paying for those services. The same goes for getting therapy. Learn what to expect, what happens when you go, and what your therapist should and should not do in therapy.
How to Live Your Life as an Adult Survivor of Child Abuse
Surviving an abusive childhood is tough. The emotional and physical scars have the potential to ruin a person. This article discusses how to have a better life after surviving childhood abuse.
The Psychology Query Issue 6: How to Find a Psychologist and What to Look For
This article discusses how to find the right psychologist for you. It also includes a list of questions to ask a potential provider to ensure they are qualified and are the best match for your needs.
Trust Me: Walking the Tightrope of Rapport-Building With a Teen
Fictional account of a counselor working to establish rapport with a sullen teen. Suggests verbal/nonverbal techniques and also discusses the implications of unintended reactions. Short story format.
Opening and Maintaining a Private Counseling Practice
While starting any business is challenging, setting up a counseling practice tends to prove especially daunting. This type of practice requires both stamina and openness to innovation.
Benefits of Psychotherapy for Promoting Mental and Emotional Well-Being
Are you considering therapy? Find out how you can get help for emotional/mental problems and behavioral conflicts through psychotherapy.
Treating Depression With Aaron Beck's Cognitive Therapy
Cognitive therapy is one of the approaches for the treatment of depression. According to Aaron Beck, depressed persons consistently view themselves, the future, and the world in a negative way.
Understanding Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT)
People struggle with various emotional and psychological challenges, and psychotherapists use different approaches, including Rational emotive behavior therapy (REBT), to address these issues.